About Moneta Institute
Meet the Team
Melissa Meza | President
Melissa has the desire to inspire Indigenous people to live a good life, to be educated, treated with respect, and show the next generation that any dream is obtainable.
Ernie Vargas | Instructor
Ernie has 25 years of experience building up and empowering Tribal Communities by developing programs designed to strengthen families and help remove social and economic barriers in Tribal Communities.
Jason C. Porter, Ph.D | Course Creator
Jason Porter, Ph.D, is an award winning Scholarly Professor of Accounting at WSU with over 15 years of teaching experience in the accounting field.
Vina Little Owl | Instructor
Vina Little Owl has over 15 years of financial experience and has a unique and respectable understanding for business in the 21st century, traditional values, and heritage of our American Indian Nations.